June 6

Monday, June 6, 2022, 5:00—6:00p.m. NWTC Marinette Campus (1601 University Drive). Join us as we honor our amazing NWTC Alumni! 5:00-5:45p.m. Meet-Mingle-Appetizers—5:45-6:00p.m. Alumni Wall Dedication. Friends and Family of Alumni are welcome to attend. Registration is encouraged. RSVP by Thursday June 2nd, 2022, online at nwtc.edu/AlumniCelebration or call 715-735-9361. Will You be Joining Us?

June 11

The Friends of Spies Public Library in Menominee: will hold a flea market/plant sale on Saturday, June 11, from 8 a.m. to noon in the library parking lot. Interested vendors are asked to contact the library to reserve a space at no cost. The group is accepting donations of plants for its sale and asks that they be dropped off, in containers and identified (if possible) as to name of plant, at the library.

June 14

Spies Library in Menominee: will sponsor a vocalist Dawn Akins-Payne accompanied by Dr. John Akins on piano in a one-hour concert at 7:00pm on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Ms. Payne will sing a variety of classical, opera, broadway and art songs including poems set to music composed by Dr. Akins. Free Admission.

June 15

Wednesday, June 15th 2022, 10:00a.m.-11:00a.m. NWTC Marinette Campus (1601 University Drive). Join us in conversation as we discuss all things Apprenticeships. Apprenticeships for Employers, Using apprenticeships to Attract and Retain Employees, is an event open to area employers hoping to attract better applicants, instill company values, maintain more loyal employees, and much more! No need to R.S.V.P, simply join us for the conversation. Light refreshments will be provided. For questions or more details call, 920-498-5704.

June 15

The Republican Party of Marinette County: will hold its next monthly meeting at 6 pm on Thursday, June 16th at the Peshtigo River Center, W7842 Airport Rd, Crivitz, Wisconsin. Anyone interested in learning more about our organization is invited to attend.

June 15

The rapid transit: Great Lakes custom tool Mfg., Inc.

June 2

Food drive on June 2, 2022 for National Service Day: Hinterland Advisors will be hosting the event at our facility at 414 1st Street, Menominee, MI from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Drop offs are welcome the week before leading up to the event. For any questions you can call me directly at (906)863-5587; press 0 for the Menominee office.

June 26

Sunday June 26, 2022 ART FOR ALL Juried Art show and sale at the Menominee Great Lakes Marina Park 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Lots of artists from the Midwest and our local community. Entertainment, food and more! Free admission. Contact committee member at aartforallinc@gmail.com or check us out on Facebook. website www.artforallinc.com

June 26

COMMUNITY COVENANT CHURCH: will be hosting a concert with VOICES OF PEACE on June 26, 2022 @ 10 A.M. @ 1123 13th St., Menominee, MI. For more info on this musical group visit their website @ VOICES OF PEACE. A freewill offering will be accepted. Free and open to the public.

July 6

Sunny ‘N Heat: Franks logging Inc. Peshtigo Feed Mill

July 13 Through 29

Weekly camps from 8:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. NWTC Marinette Campus (1601 University Drive). Manufacturing summer camps are back this year with additional options available. Automotive Maintenance Camp, July 6th & 7th from 8:00a.m.-2:00p.m., Welding Camp, July 18th – 22nd, from 8:00a.m.-2:00p.m., and Electro-Mechanical Technology & CNC/Machining Camps, July 25th – 29th, from 8:00a.m.-2:00p.m. Hands-on activities and instruction provided from NWTC faculty. Local Industry tours provided for the weeklong camps with breakfast and lunch provided for all camps. Camp sponsors include Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs Foundation, Winsert… The week-long camps are $99 per student and the 2-day Automotive Camp is $39. The recommended age group for participation is from 12 -15 years old. Registration is required. Please call 715-735-9361 for summer camp questions and/or registration.

July 14, 2022

MARV MAYER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP GOLF OUTING: Sponsored by the Menominee Kiwanis Club, this event will be held July 14 at Riverside Golf Club. It will be a four-person 18 hole scramble, named to honor Marv Mayer, former Menominee educator and a charter member of Menominee Kiwanis. Proceeds to provide scholarships for Menominee High School seniors. Entry fee includes green fees, cart and dinner. The field will be limited to 18 Teams. Featured will be prize money for the first two places in both gross and net divisions, plus on course hole contests, including $5,000 and $10,000 hole-in-one contests, plus 50/50 and additional raffles and prizes. For more information people may call John at 906-290-2142 or contact any Kiwanis member.

July 20

Song Summit: Peshtigo National Bank LaFaro’s Fresh Market

July 30

July 30, 2022 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Rain or Shine) Northern Lights Master Gardeners Association Garden Walk: The Garden Walk will focus on six exceptional and unique gardens in the Lake Noquebay, Lake Mary, and Wallace areas, as well as Harmony Arboretum/Demonstration Gardens in Grover. Advance tickets will be available on/after June 1st, at the following locations: Jack’s Fresh Market (Roosevelt Rd.) and Menominee; and Pelkin’s Smokey Meat Market (Crivitz). Tickets are $10 (children 12 and under are free). Any questions, contact: northernlightsgardenwalk@gmail.com

July 30

MENEKAUNEE OLD TIMERS PICNIC. The 43rd picnic will be held at noon at Red Arrow Park, Marinette, for anyone 50 years and older with ties to Menekaunee. Those attending should bring lawn chairs and beverages. Cost is $10 if paid by 7/25 or $15 if paid later. Checks should be made payable and sent to Menekaunee Old Timers, 160 W Bay Shore St., Marinette, WI 54143. People may call Sharon at 715-735-5577 for more information.

Aug. 3

Music Jar: Stephenson National Bank & Trust BPM A Specialty Paper Mill

Aug. 13

Don’t forget about our 50th auto and cycle show. August 13, 2022 is the Marinette and Menominee Auto Clubs 50th auto and cycle show. 8 AM to 10:30 AM registration $10 per show vehicle, Dash Plaques to the first 150 registered vehicles, free to the public. Show viewing to public is 10AM to 2:30 PM Trophies will be awarded around 2:30 PM. Food and our Anniversary cake will be available at the American Legion Post next door to the show. The show is held at the historic Menominee Marina Park in the bandshell area 701 1St Street. For more information contact 715-582-0347 or email wdchartrand@gmail.com

Aug. 17

Rocker, Rocker, Rocker! Lafortune Auto Body, Inc. Kountry Rhode RV & Auto Center


Tired of eating alone? Trying to stretch the food budget? Let The Salvation Army help. Join us at 80 W. Russell in Menekaunee for an indoor community dinner every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evening at 4:30 - 5:15 pm. We are also looking for volunteers to assist with meal preparation, serving and clean-up. Interested persons can contact: Ruth Fay at (906) 767-1358


RIVER CITIES CONCERT ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP. Memberships for the 2021-2022 Concert Series are available for purchase. Five concerts will perform, which is $37,000 worth of entertainment. People may purchase tickets online at rcconcerts.com or at Heritage Hearing Care Menominee Michigan, Mattison Insurance Marinette and Peshtigo Pharmacy. For more information, people may call Barb at 906-863-7387.

Ongoing Through June 6

The Menominee Parks Recreation Department wants you to tell us why “your dad is the best in the world”! Boys and girls in grades 1 – 5 are invited to tell us in 100 words or less why your dad is so special to you. Maybe you have a wonderful uncle, brother, or grandfather that is the best in the world. Tell us about them instead! Handwritten or typed we accept them all. Include hand drawn pictures or photos to show that extra special reason why they are so great. Essays may be mailed or dropped off at the Parks and Recreation Department (2515 10th St.) by Monday, June 6th. Please include name, grade, phone number, and address. Winners will be notified by phone by Wednesday, June 8th . For more information, call (906) 863-1737.

RETURN TO WORK. The UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus Division of Continuing Education & Community Engagement is offering a self-paced session on how to return to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. This online-only course can provide guidance to employees about actions they can take to keep themselves, their coworkers, their families and their community safe as businesses reopen and workers return to work. “Return to Work” also provides employees with insight into new or modified policies and procedures that business owners may implement to maintain a safer work environment and protect employee’s health during the COVID-19 outbreak. The estimated course length is 1 hour. Employees will take an online assessment to assure comprehension. The training can be completed in approximately 30 minutes. For more information and to register, people may visit www.uwgb.edu/continuing-professional-education/career-business-training/ready-to-work/. The cost of this training is $15 per individual. Employers may contact the division for group pricing.

MENTAL HEALTH DURING A CRISIS. The UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus Division of Continuing Education & Community Engagement is offering self-paced sessions on how to take care of ones mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. This course was specifically developed to proactively address emotional upheaval and expand ones understanding of psychological well-being. Specifically, the course helps identify and help process reactions to crisis by learning healthy ways to cope when circumstances feel beyond ones control. The course will be taught my Angela Wessels, an alum of UW-Green Bay and has a bachelor's degree in psychology with minors in human biology and human development. For more information and to register, people may visit www.uwgb.edu/continuing-professional-education/career-business-training/learning-opportunities/. The cost of this course is $25.

1,000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN (ages birth to 6). People may talk to Lara Lakari at the Stephenson Public Library to register for this read-at-home program. For all the reasons reading to a child benefits brain development, people may use this program to establish the reading habit by tracking the books one and one’s child read together. For every 100 books one reads, a child earns a sticker to put on the bulletin boards at the library. At the end, one’s child earns a certificate of completion and a book to keep.

MARINETTE SENIOR CENTER OFFERINGS/INFORMATION. Individuals 50 or older qualify to become a member of the Marinette Senior Center. Yearly membership is $10 per person. The center offers a variety of activities, exercise opportunities, crafts, and monthly newsletter. For more information or to rent the Marinette Senior Center for an event, people may call 715-732-1280 or email seniorcenter@marinette.wi.us.